Farm laws repeal: Cabinet begins process, clears Bill, to take up on ‘priority’ in House
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Farm laws repeal: Cabinet begins process, clears Bill, to take up on ‘priority’ in House

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November 25, 2021

The Union Cabinet Wednesday began the process of repealing the three contentious farm laws against which farmers have been protesting for a year, days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the same. The Farm Laws Repeal Bill was cleared by the Cabinet and will be taken up on “priority” basis in the Winter Session of Parliament, beginning next week, Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting Anurag Thakur said.


New Delhi, 25 November 2021

As per news report of The Indian Express, Announcing the decision, Thakur said the government had completed expeditiously the formalities at the very first Cabinet meeting held after the PM promised to repeal the three laws — Farmers Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020; Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Act, 2020; and Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020. “Today, when the Cabinet met under the able leadership of Prime Minister Modi, we completed the formalities,” Thakur said. “In the coming session, it will be our priority to repeal the three farm laws.”

Source - The Indian Express

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